|Canadian Catholics, and Goans in Canada - Recorded by FN/Frederick Noronha|
Terry Fay SJ from the University of St Michaelâs College of the University of Toronto will tell two stories in a power-point presentation. The first story tells the changing face of Canadian spirituality, and the second story how Canadian Goans fit into Canadian spirituality. The talk reviews the changes in Canadian spirituality including Catholic social thought, education, feminism, subjective awakening, and national multiculturalism...
Keywords: goa; goans; emigration; canada; indian communities; overseas indian; xchr; history hour
|Braz Menezes... There's Just Matata Here - Recorded by FN/Frederick Noronha|
Braz Menezes, based in Canada, has set his first novel (part of a trilogy) in Goa and Kenya. It's called *Just Matata: Sin, Saints and Settlers*. Matata is Swahili for "trouble", as Chico discovers in 1928, after jumping ship on a journey from India to Africa. More from the book's (ISBN 978-0-9877963-0-1) blurb: "With some skills and much sweat, he (Chico) navigates the channels open to him under the segregated colonial structure of Kenya, while doing all to keep his heritage alive, and dreaming...
Keywords: goa; novel; just matata; braz menezes; canadian writing; canadian-goans; emigration; kenya; africa; goa and kenya; architect and urban planner; matata trilogy; sin; saints; settlers